GSA Go to work with the Largest Employer in your City

By: Admin
Date: 2018-10-12

If you firm is located in a major federally employed city then there should be ample federal contracting opportunities that are local to your business.  If this is the case a GSA Schedule Contract can be invaluable providing the means to a.)  Demonstrate to these local agencies your firm is serious about federal contacting, and b.) Provides a contracting which allows federal buyers much easier access to your products and services.  The federal government purchases over $1 MM per year on average per GSA Small Business Schedule.  A great federal sales opportunity could be right around the corner from your current location.   

Numbers to look at:                                                

  1. The federal government is a major employer all across America.  The federal government employees over 10,000 civil employees in 39 out of 50 States.
  2. 21 Major cities employee over 15,000 Federal employees.   
  3. The federal government is the largest employer in 15 major cities. 

Top Federal Civilian Workforce by Major City:

City

Federal Civilian Employees

Largest Private Sector Employer

Number of Employees

Who is larger Employer?

Washington, DC

263,000

Medstar Health

17,400

Fed Gov

New York City, NY/NJ

53,000

JP Morgan Chase

27,000

Fed Gov

Virginia Beach / Norfolk, VA

38,000

Huntington Ingalls Ind.

24,000

Fed Gov

Philadelphia, PA

34,000

Comcast Corp.

14,531

Fed Gov

Baltimore, MD

33,000

T. Rowe Price

4,200

Fed Gov

Atlanta, GA

31,000

Delta Airlines

31,000

Tie

Los Angeles, CA

27,000

Kaiser Permanente

37,000

Private

San Diego, CA

27,000

Sharpe Healthcare

17,000

Fed Gov

Chicago, IL

49,000

Advocate Health System

18,500

Fed Gov

Dallas, TX

26,000

American Airlines

25,000

Fed Gov

Oklahoma City, OK

21,000

Integris Health

7,000

Fed Gov

Detroit, MI

20,000

Ford Motor Company

55,000

Private

Seattle, WA

20,000

Boeing

80,000

Private

San Antonio, TX

20,000

H-E-B Super Market Chain

20,000

Tie

Ogden/Clearfield, UT

20,000

Various under

<5,000

Fed Gov

Boston, MA

20,000

Mass General Hospital

14,700

Fed Gov

Honolulu, HI

19,000

Altres Industries

10,000+

Fed Gov

Kansas City, MO

19,000

 

Cerner Corp

13,000

Fed Gov

Denver, CO

18,000

Centura Health

10,000+

Fed Gov

Miami, FL

18,000

Publix  super Markets

11,000

Fed Gov

San Francisco, CA

18,000

Kaiser Permanente

31,187

Private